Fiji Time: 7:08 PM on Monday 29 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Take time out for the vanua

Repeka Nasiko
Saturday, May 24, 2014

SOCIAL Democratic Liberal Party leader Ro Teimumu Kepa is urging well educated iTaukei people to also dedicate their time to the development of their villages and vanua.

While addressing the Marama na Tui Ba, Adi Laite Koroirua, and Nailaga villagers on Thursday night, Ro Teimumu said it was vital for those living in villages to engage with their kin who had done well for themselves for the development of the village.

She said those who were well educated and those who lived in the village should work together for the development of the village and the vanua.

Ro Teimumu said a good example was former general secretary for the then Great Council of Chiefs and lawyer Asesela Sadole who hailed from Nailaga Village.

She said Mr Sadole's experience as a lawyer was valuable to the village, which was something that his fellow villagers should take advantage of.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.63920.6202
JPY 50.895347.8953
GBP 0.37390.3659
EUR 0.43980.4278
NZD 0.68750.6545
AUD 0.65400.6290
USD 0.49370.4767

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 29th August 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Division in TISI Sangam
  2. Ratu Peni Raiyani Latianara
  3. Need for freedom and not freebies, says Rabuka
  4. AGM dispute
  5. Ryan gifted land in Serua
  6. Labasa thumps Ba
  7. Heart attack caused death: Police
  8. Road death toll up
  9. Growers leave farming, claims Kumar
  10. One-year-old child dead in Tavua incident

Top Stories this Week

  1. Mata signs new deal Sunday (28 Aug)
  2. Wong helps Rawaca get a gold medal Friday (26 Aug)
  3. 1 charged, 2 under probe for break-in Thursday (25 Aug)
  4. Taliga eyes Tokyo Tuesday (23 Aug)
  5. Veremalua gets help from Ryan on overseas contract Saturday (27 Aug)
  6. 7s top job Tuesday (23 Aug)
  7. 'Ryan a loss' Tuesday (23 Aug)
  8. Violence stops TISI Sangam annual meeting Sunday (28 Aug)
  9. Ryan may return Friday (26 Aug)
  10. Kolinisau surprises fans with Macuata dialect Friday (26 Aug)